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American English: /ˌri(h)əˈbɪləˌteɪt/
British English: /riːhəˈbɪlɪteɪt/

Translation of rehabilitate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (return to society)
    reinsertar en la sociedad
    (disabled person)
    Example sentences
    • Steps should be taken to restore peace, rehabilitate the affected persons and to create confidence and sense of security among them.
    • Primary health care is a patient's first point of contact with the health-care system and includes promoting health, preventing disease, and treating and rehabilitating patients.
    • All the patients were rehabilitated according to a modern protocol, permitting immediate full weight bearing and full range of motion.
  • 2
    Example sentences
    • The military has even been called in to assist in environmental cleanup, promote wildlife conservation, rehabilitate public housing, rebuild bridges, and aid in other community projects.
    • In just five years' time, he's whittled down the amount he owes on a $150,000 loan, taken out to rehabilitate his first building, to $58,000.
    • The developer originally applied for tax credits for rehabilitating a historic building, but the credits came with a stipulation that the original plastered ceilings and walls be preserved.
  • 3
    Example sentences
    • More recently the Victorian tycoon's reputation has been rehabilitated.
    • Some people might be asking is this an attempt for you to try to rehabilitate your reputation?
    • Reputations are rehabilitated or discredited.
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